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CBS
Mar 1, 2011 6:00pm PST
as len ramirez shows us, not everyone was satisfied with what they heard. >> mts b investigators zeroed in on the ringsy decision in 2006 not to install shut had been off valves on the sanbruno pipeline which blew up and destroyed 38 homes. >> it took 90 minutes for crews to get to those valves and shut them down. what is about the approximate time it would take to close and have a remote valve close and isolate that line? >> well, actually our crews getting to the site. >> on the hot seat was lee senior gas engineers in the risk management department. the man who wrote the memo arguing modern valves in this case would not provide additional safety or prevent property damage. but investigators seemed frustrated by his struggle to answer key questions. >> let me put it this way, would it take 60 minutes to 90 minutes for remote valves to close? >> no. >> would it take 30 minutes for remote valves to close? >> no. >> would it take 15 minutes for that remote valve to close? >> yes. we could shut off the valve sooner. >> watching it all at home in sanbruno were neighbors still living
CBS
Mar 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
for it and can't find it. other stores are calling us to see if we have it. we are completely out. >> reporter: potassium iodine helps protect the thyroid gland from a certain type of exposure. even though they say the risk in the united states is low. >> there is no need for concern. >> reporter: the run is on. >> people have been coming in all day and calling. i don't think in the time i have worked here that this is sought after. >> reporter: the demand has shot up on the internet. usually the pills cost about $1. the current price has skyrocketed to about $10 each. >> it shows we have no control over anything really. >> it is not just the pills that have run out. this herb has iodine in it. all gone. if you are really desperate there are alternatives that are still available, including this powdered kelp or dried kelp. >> just as my wife and i have a modest store of dried foods and water and, you know, know where our medicines are, i also that i that under present circumstances it is a good idea to be able to have some potassium iodine on hand. >> it is worth repeating experts from the fed
CBS
Mar 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
by it. >> reporter: the porch that used to lead to walker's backyard now justice out over empty space. and walker believes that any moment the home his family has lived in for seven years will tumble down the hill. >> this is just the flash point of what's wrong with this hill. the entire hillside is compromised. >> reporter: walker's wife says these before and after pictures prove it, that there were two other mudslides below their home in 1975 and again in '83. and that the city did a poor patch-up job to try to fix it. >> it's the same situation now. oh, my god. >> all they did is just put a bandaid on it pretty much. they didn't fix the problem. >> no, i would have never bought this place if it was dissclosed to me that that house right there slid down the hill. i would have took a pass on that. >> reporter: the city of san pablo is busy clearing trees that fell during the slide and working on getting disaster funds for residents. but they are not saying whether the disaster was due to shoddy work after the first slide. >> on in fronts looking at documents and, you know, any discl
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 6:00pm PDT
houses that used to be there. >> as a member of the homeowner's association she could face a lawsuit. the association owns the sliding hillside. >> most homers paying for monthly homeowner's fees that's a landscaping kind of payment. not, you know, trying to holdback the hillside kind of a payment. >> she and other homeowners will be at america less city council this evening as the city prepares a resolution to declare an emergency that may open the funding for an emergency. >> i don't think it is fair for the homeowners to take on the benefit of a landslide. that was never anything that the sales people talked about. >> they expect to have perhaps some public comment on it. there is a question if they can do anything even if they have an emergency declaration. >> don nap, thank you for that. the slide problems don't end in hercules. there is also trouble just west of morgan hill tonight. and len ramirez gives us a closer look there. >> reporter: even the big machines of the county road crew look small in comparison to the massive slides blocking the hill. the road into the canyon he
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 6:00pm PDT
place for lake merritt's dog park. >> it is a high use area. it is also a very dense area with lots of people and dogs and a place that is needed for those folks to be able to walk conveniently to exercise their dogs. >> reporter: sounds practical enough but neighbors worry when all sides come together for a public meeting wednesday the fur will fly. >> we are neighbors. we can talk to each other. you know. i think if people met face-to- face i think it would be a little more civil. >> reporter: that public meeting will happen at 7:00 p.m. at lakeshore baptist church tomorrow evening. about 100 people expected there. ultimately the decision, dana, will be up to parks & rec to decide whether the park will go in here. city council is expecting and hoping to break ground in about a year's time. >> kristin, you showed us the plans for the park. and i'm wondering, this is going to be a fenced in area, right, where the dogs are? >> reporter: it will be a fenced in area. a fence about 4 feet high. we did hear opposition to that because it is only 4 feet some people worry the dogs could j
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 6:00pm PDT
million in structural damage. >>> the direction of the surge was pretty much had us in its, you know, sights. >> reporter: that plus the funnel shape of the harbor magnified the damage. >> as the waves migrated under the murray street bridge it became more of a standing wave. and that's where you seem some of the video that looks like actual surf taking out the docks and boats in the north harbor. once it reaps the end of the north harbor there is nowhere for that energy to go besides bouncing back. >> reporter: state emergency management officials toured the harbor by boat this morning. santa cruz and three other counties are already state disaster areas. state officials hope to make the case for getting federal disaster relief funds which could help the victims recover. >> the first step is to get it safe. the next step is to get it cleaned up. the next step after that is to get it restored. >> reporter: and it is a very long and difficult process. harbor officials here in santa cruz say they probably won't have the harbor open until probably the weekend. it could take longer. this
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